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JOHNNY’S HOME

Expected Guests: Director Elyse Kelly
Directed By: Elyse Kelly
2018 / USA / 3 mins. / Animation, Documentary

Program: VIMEO- LADIES WITH LENSES

For Johnny Perez, returning to society and to his family after being in prison for 13 years wasn't easy. JOHNNY'S HOME is part of a short animated documentary series about mass incarceration in the U.S., which shows the toll that an abusive and unjust criminal system takes on individuals, families, and communities.

 

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Elyse Kelly

Director

Elyse’s films have won awards and been exhibited in festivals worldwide, including Sundance, Tribeca,  Zagreb, and OIAF. In 2017, she co-directed FIRED UP, an animated short on the origins of President Obama’s “fired up, ready to go” chant, featured by The Atlantic the short has been viewed over eight-million times!